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Turkey Announces Snap Presidential Elections, 'Define American Film Festival,' And Nonprofit 'Selah Freedom'

On today's show: 

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced Wednesday that the country will hold snap elections in June, a year and a half before previously planned. We speak with postdoctoral fellow at the Northwestern University Buffett Institute for Global Studies Sinan Erensu about the implications of the snap elections. 
  • The annual "Define American Film Festival" is coming to Chicago this week. We talk with journalist, activist, and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas and documentary filmmaker Robert Greene about the festival.  
  • Global Activism: Selah Freedom president and CEO Elizabeth Fisher returns to update us on her work in the Chicago area with Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, and her new partnership with the government of New Zealand.

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